May 282015

Social media was unforgiving towards Khloe Kardashian, accusing her of ‘cultural appropriation’ after the reality television star shared an image of herself supporting a niqab — a traditional Muslim veil.

The image shared on Instagram showed a close up of Khloe’s eyes with her head and face veiled during her recent visit to Dubai. Shecaptioned the image “Habbi love”.

Habibi Love

A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on

The photo sparked debate on Twitter. While many claimed it was disrespectful to Islam, others questioned why she wasn’t receiving the same judgment as other women who wear niqabs face.

Some even questioned why Khloe wasn’t judged for wearing a niqab like Muslim women are:

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